Campbell Smith to Lead Trammell Crow’s Washington, D.C. Business Unit
Trammell Crow Company (TCC) promoted Campbell Smith to Business Unit Leader for the firm’s MidAtlantic Business Unit. Previously serving as a Managing Director and COO for the Business Unit, Smith will now assume responsibility for all development and acquisition projects, sourcing new pursuits, finance and overall day-to-day operations of the office.
He will also set the strategic direction of the business, and oversee the financial, risk management, and human resource functions. He takes over from Chris Roth, who will continue to serve as President, Eastern Operations for the Company.
TCC’s Roth says, “During his tenure with TCC, which began in 2002, Campbell has demonstrated his ability to execute, source, win and shape development and investment deals.”
Smith is a 17-year industry veteran who brings large-scale development, construction, and finance project experience across a range of product types, including office, multifamily and retail throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.
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